Category Archives: Finishing Techniques

How to Pick Up and Knit Stitches

Picking up and knitting stitches is a useful skill for attaching collars, button bands, and

How to Knit I-Cord

The I-Cord is a unique technique for creating knitted tubes. They can be thin or

The German Slip Stitch Selvedge Edge

The German Slip Stitch Selvedge is an edge stitch that gives a finished look to

How to Graft Garter Stitch

Learn how to graft two pieces of garter stitch fabric together. The most common way

The Keyhole Button Hole

The keyhole button hole is a technique to create a small button hole in your

The Reverse Garter Selvedge Edge

The reverse garter selvedge is an edge stitch that gives a finished look to your

The One Row Button Hole

The one row button hole technique creates a durable and firm knitted button hole that

How to Seam Bind-Off Edges Together

When seaming two bind of edges together you want to avoid an unsightly bump in

The Simple Garter Selvedge Edge

The simple garter selvedge edge is a finishing technique to create a nicer edge along

The Estonian Button

The Estonian Button is a cross between a smock and a bobble. It creates a